Issuing an emotional plea following the South Carolina church shooting, Hillary Rodham Clinton called for “common-sense” gun reforms and a national reckoning with the persistent problem of “institutional racism.”
President Obama says getting legislation through Congress has been difficult since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Sarah Kemp Brady, who became an activist for gun control after her husband was shot in the head in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died.
A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation’s capital from enacting gun-control laws.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — A proposed federal ban on the manufacture and sale of popular ammunition for AR-15 semiautomatic rifles has prompted Sen. Rand Paul to urge supporters to fight back. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, […]
The NAACP is calling for gun control measures following the shooting deaths of two New York police officers.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.
A Maryland measure enacted last year tightening the state’s gun-control laws has been a recurring issue in the governor’s race.
Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe’s imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.